|New community-led wellbeing initiatives announced in the Royal Borough
Nine community groups in the Royal Borough have been awarded more than £35,000 in funding between them, to launch community-led initiatives supporting the health and wellbeing of local residents.
The Innovation Funding Project, managed by the…
|Unique collection gifted to Windsor Library shines a light on town’s rich history
A fascinating collection of historic books and documents about Windsor and the surrounding area has been officially handed over to the town’s library as a valuable part of the Royal Borough’s local studies archive.
The Luff Collection comprises…
|Energy efficiency upgrades in schools will help meet borough’s carbon reduction target
Five schools in the borough will benefit from energy efficiency upgrades to lower their carbon emissions and help meet the borough’s carbon reduction target.
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead has been successful in securing £1.5m in…
|Chief Executive to move to new role
Duncan Sharkey, Chief Executive of the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead, is to take up a new role at a new council.
Duncan was recommended by the Appointments Committee at Somerset County Council to be the new Chief Executive. The…
|Royal Borough set to improve park tennis courts thanks to potential investment from LTA and Government
The Royal Borough is set to modernise tennis courts at four parks in Windsor & Maidenhead as part of improving health and fitness facilities and opportunities for residents, thanks to potential significant investment from the Government and the…
|Royal Borough’s Community Wardens join national campaign tackling anti-social behaviour
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead’s Community Wardens have joined a national campaign to help tackle anti-social behaviour (ASB) and keep people safe.
Running from 18 to 22 July, ASB Awareness Week 2022 aims to encourage communities to…
|Royal Borough gearing up for final phase of Missing Links cycle scheme
The final phase of a major project improving cycle access around Maidenhead is “gearing up” to start in earnest from Tuesday 2 August 2022, bringing upgraded paths and a new bridge to the Town Moor area.
Maidenhead Missing Links is a cycle route…
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|New chapter for Library Service in two village communities thanks to partnership with parish councils
A celebration was held recently to mark an exciting new chapter for the Library Service at Sunningdale, which is now operating from a fitting new community base at The Pavilion, in Broomhall Lane. Meanwhile, the Container Library at Wraysbury is…
|Community invited to take part in consultation on key planning document for South West Maidenhead
The Royal Borough is today (Wednesday 6 July) starting a consultation on a key planning document for South West Maidenhead, a major development area bringing forward much-needed new homes, community facilities, employment space and improved public…
|Fun for all the family at free Braywick Nature Centre Festival
Pond dipping, minibeast safari sessions and nature walks are some of the activities on offer at this year’s Braywick Nature Centre Festival on Saturday 23 July.
The day, which is free and open to all, will run from midday until 5pm and will also…
|How to see Queen’s Baton Relay when it visits Maidenhead, Eton and Windsor
Wakeboard, paddleboard and boat are among the ways the Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay will tour Maidenhead, Eton and Windsor on Wednesday 6 July, bringing the excitement of the Commonwealth Games to the Thames Valley.
Birmingham 2022 is…
|St Cloud Way regeneration scheme to start soon in Maidenhead as car park to close
Redevelopment of Maidenhead’s old Magnet Leisure Centre site with much-needed new homes will start this summer, with the car park set to close from Friday, 1 July following formal granting of planning permission for the new scheme.
|Plan setting out how walking and cycling infrastructure could be improved adopted by Cabinet
A new plan setting out how walking and cycling facilities in the Royal Borough could be improved over the next 10 years has been adopted by Cabinet.
The Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan (LCWIP) has been shaped by feedback from last…
|Have your say on options to improve the A308
A five-week consultation inviting the community to share their views on options to improve key sections of the A308 is now open.
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead is initially considering how 21 sections of this key transport link,…
|Community thanked as Cabinet asked to give go-ahead to consult on key planning document for South West Maidenhead
The Royal Borough’s Cabinet will be asked on Thursday 23 June to approve a public consultation next month on a key planning document for South West Maidenhead. This major development area will bring much-needed new homes, community facilities,…
|Executive Chairman appointed to pioneering, independent Climate Partnership
A pioneering new Climate Partnership established to involve the community in tackling climate change and help deliver the Royal Borough’s Environment and Climate Strategy has appointed its Executive Chairman.
Barnaby Briggs, who has extensive…
|Royal Borough provides bikes to more than 40 schools to help with road safety education
Bicycles are being given to 43 first and primary schools across the borough to assist with road safety education.
Each school will be provided with six balance bikes – training bikes without pedals - six pedal bikes, 12 helmets, as well as an…
|Launch of innovative World Café community engagement across the Royal Borough
An innovative style of community engagement is being launched across the Royal Borough using the World Café approach, with the first event due to be held in Clewer East and Clewer and Dedworth East on 15 June.
The aim is to bring people together to…
|Jobseekers invited to recruitment event for Royal Borough’s hospitality and tourism sector
A recruitment event promoting jobs in the Royal Borough’s hospitality and tourism sector will take place at the Macdonald Windsor Hotel, Windsor High Street, on Monday 13 June, from 1pm to 4pm.
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead is…
|Councillor Christine Bateson elected as new Mayor of the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead
Councillor Christine Bateson has been elected as Mayor of the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead for the 2022/23 civic year, with Councillor Gary Muir continuing as Deputy Mayor.
She took on the ceremonial, non-political role yesterday…